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Sri Lanka Kakuluwo (Crab Curry)

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Category: Main Dish, Fish

 Ingredients List

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  • "A taste of Sri Lanka"
  • By Indra Jayasekera


3 md Crabs
50 g Shallots
2 Chile, Green
3 Garlic cloves
3 sl Ginger
25 g Coconut
1/2 ts Turmeric
1/2 ts Fenugreek
1/2 ts Chile powder
2 ts Paprika
5 cg Cinnamon stick
25 g Curry powder
Curry leaf sprigs
50 g Coriander leaves
250 ml Coconut milk, thin
250 ml Coconut milk, thick
1 Lime, juice of
1 ts Salt
2 ts Rice, ground

> Directions <

Place crabs in boiling water for 5 minutes, then remove and clean.
Break the crab into desired portions and crush the shell a bit so flesh
can be more easily removed.

Slice the shallots and chiles, grind garlic and ginger and grate the

Place the crab in a pan and add the shallots, chiles, garlic, ginger,
turmeric, fenugreek, chile powder, paprika powder, cinnamon stick, curry
powder, curry leaves, coriander leaves and thin coconut milk and cook until
crabs are done. Mix the thick coconut milk with the lime juice, salt,
grated coconut and the ground rice and add to the pan. Stir and simmer for
approximately 10 minutes. Remove the cinnamon stick before serving.

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